The Armagnac region is located 100 kilometers south of the city of Bordeaux and is divided into three sub-districts: Bas-Armagnac, Ténarèze and Haut-Armagnac. The Bas-Armagnac is close to the Pyrenees near the Spanish border. This unique location offers plenty of sunlight, a temperate climate and excellent humidity. The sandy soils of the Bas-Armagnac make the region ideal for growing the grape varieties suitable for the distillate.
Armagnac is made primarily from Ugni Blanc, but Maison Lhéraud's armagnac also uses Folle Blanche, which contributes to its elegance and fruity notes. In addition, the grape Baco Blanc is also used for the distillate, which provides the plum notes typical of armagnac.
Instead of the double distillation of Cognac, Armagnac is distilled only once. The distillation process traditionally takes place in November and December and ends in February. Lhéraud armagnac is then aged in wooden barrels made of Limousin and Monlezun oak. The Baron Gaston Legrand Armagnac is made from the grapes from one vintage.
The Bas-Armagnac is close to the Pyrenees near the Spanish border. This unique location offers plent..
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